This was also the year that Keanu Reeves arrived on a shuttle bus to play the festival with his band Dogstar, and Joe Strummer busked in the campsite Caledonia Stage was renamed the T Break, where unsigned acts from across Scotland are given a platform to showcase their music at T in the Park. The Ceilidh Tent also returned, hosting traditional Scottish music, as did the Bacardi B-Live Tent featuring a cocktail bar and dance floor with electronic music. Radiohead closed the Main Stage on Saturday night and Pulp closing on the Sunday. Please do not sell anything posted here. More than 3 million pints of lager have been consumed at the festival since 1994.
The Saturday was a sell out for the first time in advance. Back then, Radiohead headlined the main stage on Saturday night while Pulp were the main attraction on Sunday. Previous artists who have graced the main stage include Red Hot Chili Peppers and Iggy Pop. For detailed information about various aspects of the festival see the. The Pet Sounds Stage did not return.
On the Friday, the acts were scheduled to start around lunchtime as opposed to 5 pm; and the Saturday headliners to finish at 1 am. The history of T in the Park Image copyright Getty Images Image caption T in the Park moved from Balado after 2014 Scotland's largest music festival has been held every year since 1994, when Rage Against the Machine and Primal Scream were the headline acts. An innovative bar-cup recycling scheme was introduced in 2006 paying a 10p deposit on every empty pint container brought back to a designated recycling point. Firstly we have sold out for this year well in advance of the event, and would be looking for a larger site. The final batch of tickets, released on 9 March, sold out in less than 20 minutes. Since 1997 the festival took place in a disused airfield in Kinross-shire.
If you are part of a band or represent them and want links taken down just let me know. A Challenge 25 policy is in operation at all T in the Park bars, including Be Chilled. Uptake this year has been slightly less wholehearted - organisers are blaming the state of the economy and a string of wet summers for dampening enthusiasm, but the upshot is that there are still tickets available for the first time in years. Attracting over 85,000 fans across seven stages, the event tends to sell out extremely fast. Mr Muller Rice The most hated man at T in The Park 2008 scotlands answer to glastonbury is how this fesival probably started out but over the years its grown in both size and social stature to become the iconic 'first' festival for many youngsters as well as an annual pilgrimage for those of us who remember the humble beginnings.
Along with the many Alice's and rabbits, and with their sponsers Tennent's Lager, the also held a moustache emporium to invoke the sprit of Hugh Tennent, the man who created the lager 125 years ago. We'll be providing coverage and up to the minute reviews on Herald Scotland over the weekend, but until then, here some facts about Scotland's biggest festival to keep you going: 4: T in the Park is now four times the original size when launched - the first one, held in Strathclyde Country Park back in 1994 had capacity for 17,000 on each of the two days. By extending the festival over a full three days, it began to grow rapidly, becoming the second-largest greenfield festival in the United Kingdom, and the fifth-largest in the world in terms of attendance, with over 85,000 people on site everyday. Each year, a panel made up of music industry experts hand-picked 16 artists from over a thousand entries to platform. Sheffield rockers, were announced first as headline act and closed the festival on Sunday, with Scotland's and headlining Friday and Saturday.
On 27 February 2009, announced that tickets for the event had already sold out. Since it began in 1994 this has grown to a capacity of 85,000. It was named best festival in that year's , beating the for the first time. In 2015 the festival moved to Strathallan Castle, ,. Stream online Be the first to contribute! None of the links are hosted on this site. Promoted by , the event attracts up to 255,000 people, along with 70,000 campers.
As with the 2008 festival, the campsite officially opened on the Thursday evening to prevent traffic queues forming on the Friday. Planning permission for the July 2015 event was only approved two months before the festival, following public consultations on the move and concerns over a pair of nesting ospreys at the site. Blur and Snow Patrol will be playing on Sunday also. Once onstage she only performed a 25 minute set. The atmosphere is always electric with lots of things to see and do. The festival was put into further disarray in the evening with the possibility that would pull out at the last minute due to guitarist, , being apparently ill in hospital with food poisoning.
Do you have more specific information about the location of T in The Park? Food and drink T in the Park provides a variety of food, with the range covering cuisines from around the world. Since it began in 1994 this has grown to a capacity of 85,000. The festival takes place over three days between 10 and 12 July 2009 and will feature more than 120 acts. It takes place on a disused airfield in Balado, near Kinross. The festival's economic impact on Scotland is now thought to run to £10m every year. It was announced that the campsite would open on 10 July 2008 to avoid a repeat of the previous year's traffic problems. While folding chairs are banned in the arena, if you have a condition which requires you to have on, you need to bring proof of your condition to register at the Special Needs Reception Points, both which are outside the arena entrance and camping entrance.
In recent years, the festival has shared much of its line-up with , a festival that takes place on the same weekend in ,. It was Travis' first appearance, as an unsigned band closed the Main Stage. On 13 February 2013, German electronic band were added to the line-up. The Dance Tent was introduced this year, but no official line was used, it became the Slam Tent in 1997. Mobile Apps Be the first to contribute! Even though it's in the summer, it's still Scottish weather that rules! To prevent a repeat of the traffic chaos, in 2008 organisers allowed a limited number of campers to pitch up on the Thursday in order to cut the number of cars on the roads on the Friday. Fancy dress Friday is always fun, T In The Park's fairground is known for having more then the usual choices and further fun family fun can be had at the Charity Village and Kaleidoscope Area.